Introduction: For some time now there has been a misunderstanding of the doctrine of conversion among many who would call themselves Evangelical Christians. For example, there have been attempts to redefine either faith or repentance, or both. There have also been attempts to separate repentance from faith and even to say that repentance has nothing … Continue reading The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance (Teaching Outline)
Note: The following is a teaching outline on Ruth 2:20, in which Boaz is described as a goël – a kinsman redeemer – which not only enabled him to become an ancestor of our Lord Jesus Christ but also enabled him to serve as a type of Christ as well. Introduction: The LORD adopts a number of metaphors by which He … Continue reading Christ Our Kinsman Redeemer
After discussing these articles with some of my church family yesterday, I felt it would be wise to provide an index of all my posts concerning depression so that they will be easier to find. The impetus for the series was my post concerning How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife's Battle With Ovarian Cancer. … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Index of Posts
The wait is finally over! Jeff Johnson's new book, The Kingdom of God: A Baptist Expression of Covenant & Biblical Theology, is now available for order. Here is the description of the book at the website: Is there a central plot to the Bible? And if so, why is the Bible divided into two different … Continue reading The Kingdom of God by Jeff Johnson Is Now Avaliable
//player.vimeo.com/video/77637785?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 The above video describes From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective. Here is a description of the book from the Westminster Bookstore website, where it is currently available at a significant discount (45% off): Includes contributions from Michael A. G. Haykin, Paul Helm, Lee Gatiss, Carl … Continue reading A Good Deal on "From Heaven He Came and Sought Her"
Two things I like a whole lot – books by John Frame and systematic theology. I have a whole section in my library dedicated to books on systematic theology. Extensively, I have read Calvin, Dabney, Hodge, Bavinck, Brakel, Gill, Boswell, Berkhof, Boyce, Shedd, Erickson, Grudem, Reymond, Horton, and others. These books are among my most … Continue reading Thoughts Upon John Frame’s Systematic Theology